Syncope

Syncope is a medical term for fainting. It is a sudden loss of consciousness, typically caused by lack of oxygen in the brain. The deprivation of oxygen to the brain has many possible causes which includes hypotension. Syncope may be caused by a serious illness, condition or disorder. Anybody who experiences fainting episode should contact …

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First Aid: Bandaging Technique

It is important to do the proper bandaging technique when using and administering first aid on a wound or injury. The main goal of placing a bandage on an injury is for immobilization, protection, support or compression. If the bandaging technique is not done properly, it could exacerbate the damage. Bandaging Technique: Triangular Bandage The …

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